Because words

Why I am doing this (part 1) I have long been a word-oriented person. Although most people engage with the world through language, many people are more drawn to smells, tastes, sights, physical contact. I engage through words. What words mean, how to string them together, when to use which words, etc. All of this … More Because words

Books and chilies

Ok, I’ve been a terrible blogger. Just stupid bad. But one of my better influences finally convinced me to get writing. In typical me fashion, I decided to write an outline, like I’m actually gunning to write a book. We shall see. At the very least, I have a long-ass set of blog posts in … More Books and chilies

Word of the day

Brotesque. You know it when you see it. And if you have the fortune to live in a lovely place like Seattle, you see it all the time. To clarify, these are the dudes (and some chicks too) who work in certain industries who believe they are your better without having spoken with you because … More Word of the day

Something smells funny

Did you ever want to smell like Johnny Depp burying something in desert sands? Or perhaps you are more attracted to Charlize Theron whispering nonsense while gliding across a gilded screen. No? Me neither. However, ad makers spend millions enticing blockbuster movie directors like Baz Lurhmann and Martin Scorcese to create these vaguely suggestive clips. … More Something smells funny

That year

I have to admit, 2016 was not my year. Not in any way, shape, or form. I spent the majority of the year battling major depression, which is annoying, to say the least. However crappy 2016 was, I learned a lot about myself. Something I knew, but didn’t understand at all well, is that I … More That year